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Almost Raw PEANUT BUTTER MAPLE BARS

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(the ingredients might surprise you) We don’t do a lot of dairy around here (it’s kind of sad when your 18-year-old asks for cow’s milk for his birthday breakfast!) – but that doesn’t mean we are short on calcium. “Beans and Greens” are great sources….

Black Bean Burgers

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Dinner tonight was these scrumptious Black Bean burgers with oven baked fries!   Combine all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until fully mixed. The mixture may be a little on the “liquid” side. You can add more bread crumbs if you like…

Peace

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Feeling peace and joy and hope once more. I think sometimes the Lord allows us to wade through the confusion so that the light is even clearer when it finally comes. We have made a decision that we both feel peaceful and hopeful about and…

Green Powder

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Many diseases – including cancer- are often found to thrive in an acidic environment. It is important to keep our bodies in a more alkaline state and that is best achieved with diet (and managing the stress in our lives )Part of Dan’s daily regimen…

Confusion

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I typically like to stay on the positive side of things but I the reality is that cancer sucks. And today was hard. It feels like there are two worlds out there – the chemo world and the alternative world. And for some reason they…

Luminance Giveaway

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THIS GIVEAWAY has ENDED   It’s been way too long since I’ve done a GIVEAWAY!!! So to keep things a little lighter around here it’s time to GIVEAWAY one of my absolute FAVORITE products!!I’m in love with @luminanceskincare!Ironically enough I won this exact gift pack…

Gratitude

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My heart is so full of gratitude right now that it almost feels like it will burst. I just love human beings I am in awe of how kind, thoughtful, sweet, generous and loving people have been throughout our whole ordeal. We got home from…

Go Raw Cafe – Las Vegas

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I obviously haven’t posted about food in a little whileĀ  so here’s a shot of our lunch yesterday at Go Raw Cafe in Las Vegas. It was Dan’s first time at a raw food restaurant and right before we went in he said “Just so…

Vegas

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We decided to put cancer on hold for a day! My spontaneous husband booked flights and we are heading to Vegas for a night. A little fun and sun is just what we need!! Here’s a text I received from a dear friend that articulates…

Happy Anniversary honey!

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19 years ago I made the best decision of my life and married this guy. He has given me the best life and I’ve never seen a better father. I was so self conscious of my body and after all these years he has never…

Researching

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It’s been quite a few days of studying up a storm and trying to find the best treatment options for Dan. This won’t be of interest to many of you but here are the alternative clinics that I have researched :   These are some…

More studying

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It’s been quite a few days of studying up a storm and trying to find the best treatment options for Dan. This won’t be of interest to many of you but here are the alternative clinics that I have researched : These are some of…

Making Changes

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For starters I can’t thank you all enough for your kindness, prayers, and words of encouragement. Please, please know that it truly does make a difference!! Just when I start to slip I am lifted right back up from a text, a comment, or a…

Studying

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Lots of books being dusted off and pulled from my shelves today. It’s incredible to me just how many options there are out there for treating cancer. Feeling hopeful….and grateful that over the years I have read them all.

Diet Changes

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I had a few people ask if I feel “betrayed” by the cancer or if maybe healthy eating is all in vain and we are all doomed. So with my husband’s permission I thought I would briefly address that here. For years I have had…

Thank you!

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How do I say thank you to all of you for your words of encouragement, your prayers and your love? I truly have been lifted because of them Looks like we might be able to go home tonight. Hooray! We’ve got a battle ahead but…

Cancer :(

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Sorry for the silence lately, we have had some hard news. My handsome husband went in for a colonoscopy on Monday and they immediately found colon cancer. Complications landed us in the hospital next day. He had a successful colon resection but the cancer has…

Cashew Clusters

Posted by admin in Other, Treats

There’s a store here (Costco) that sells delicious Cashew Clusters. I’ve always thought they’d be pretty easy to make at home….and sure enough they were!!! I’m heading on a Pioneer Trek in Wyoming tomorrow and these will make a great snack on the trail. 1/2…